“Bellator 126: Shlemenko vs. Halsey” took place Friday night inside Grand Canyon University Arena in Phoenix.
Brandon Halsey upset Alexander Shlemenko to capture the middleweight title in the show’s featured attraction. Speaking of upset specials, Marcin Held posted a unanimous decision win over Patricky Freire to win the Bellator Lightweight Tournament in the night’s co-main event.
Here are the official results:
LaRue Burley def. Raymond Pina via submission (guillotine choke) at 0:22 in the 2ndRound
Clifford Starks def. Jacob Ortiz via technical submission (guillotine choke) at 0:52 in the 2ndRound
Nick Rossborough def. Ryan Martinez via TKO (injury) at 5:00 in the 1stRound
Joe Taimanglo def. Michael Parker via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-27)
Dan Charles def. Stuart Austin via knockout (punches) at 0:18 in the 3rdRound
Derek Campos def. Estevan Payan via knockout (punch) at 0:31 in the 1stRound
Brandon Girtz def. Benny Madrid via TKO (punches) at 0:57 in the 1stRound
Mike Richman def. Ed West via knockout (punch) at 2:44 in the 1stRound
Bubba Jenkins def. Thiago Meller via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
Marcin Held def. Patricky Freire via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-26)
Brandon Halsey def. Alexander Shlemenko via technical submission (rear-naked choke) at 0:35 in the 1stRound(Halsey captures Bellator middleweight title)